Archive | February, 2011

Israel benefiting from Arab disruption

PressTV –  Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:42PM Interview with Ashraf Shannon, commentator in Gaza.   An Isreali Air force Jet firing a rocket. Amid Israel stepping up its air and ground strikes on the besieged coastal strip, a string of air raids has targeted several cities in Gaza, one of the strikes left 4 Palestinians […]

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Hamas slams ‘shameless’ Israeli probe

PressTV –  Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:42PM Israel assassinated Hamas top commander Salah Shehadeh in an air raid in July 2002. Hamas has condemned a Tel Aviv inquiry that cleared the Israeli military of any wrongdoing over a 2002 raid that killed a leader of the Palestinian movement and sixteen others, nine of them children. […]

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Prisoner graduates from University in Israeli jail

  Published today 14:28     A Palestinian student raises his hat as he celebrates his graduation from  Al-Quds University in the West Bank city of Abu Dis on the edge of Jerusalem on July 21, 2010. [MaanImages/Luay Sababa] GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza City Detainees Society announced Monday that a Beit Hanoun man […]

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Gaza medical centre performs ground-breaking surgery

  Dr. Mohammed Habib and his medical and nursing team, succeeded in planting the device in Mussa Abu Sultan, who was suffering from severe weakness in his heart muscles. A medical centre in Gaza has performed a surgical first in the besieged territory by implanting a Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy Defibrillator device (CRTD) in a 70-year […]

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Hamas rejects teaching holocaust in Palestine schools

[ 28/02/2011 – 11:15 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas’s Refugee Affairs Department said it will do everything in its power to see that UNRWA does not include the holocaust in the Palestinian educational curriculum. ”UNRWA is trying to poison our children’s minds by taking steps that only serve the occupation [Israel],” the department said […]

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Barred from travel to Egypt, Gazans abroad stranded

  Published today (updated) 28/02/2011 17:06     GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinians registered as residents of the Gaza Strip wishing to return home have been stranded since the outbreak of protests in Egypt, when officials barred Palestinians from entering the country amidst the overthrow of the political leadership. On Monday, a group of the […]

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Paramedics wounded in Israeli shooting, as more demolition notices served

[ 28/02/2011 – 10:45 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Union of Arab Paramedics said that three Palestinian paramedics at least were wounded on Sunday during the violent confrontations that erupted between Israeli police forces and Palestinian protestors in occupied Jerusalem. The town of Silwan in particular is witnessing escalating assaults by Israeli policemen […]

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America Features in One West Bank Village’s Day of Rage

28.02.11 – 11:58 Ramallah – PNN – Palestinian boys gather in a coffee shop on a Friday in Bil’in, a village in the central West Bank that would be largely unknown but for its often-violent weekly protests against the Israeli wall. Wi’am Burnat and his cousin Hamza are practicing their English with a group of […]

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Gaza Interior Minister calls on Ukraine to track missing Gaza man

[ 28/02/2011 – 10:21 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza Minister of Interior Fathi Hamad has called upon his counterpart in the Ukraine Anatoly Vladimirovich Magelov to take urgent action to uncover the cause of suspicious disappearance of Dirar Abu Seesi. The official letter detailed events surrounding Abu Seesi before he had gone missing on […]

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Israeli raid kills Palestinian, ministry accuses Israel of lying to justify raid

[ 28/02/2011 – 10:17 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– A Palestinian youth was killed in an Israeli aerial raid on Sunday night east of Gaza city in the latest of a series of military escalation against the besieged Strip that killed one and injured 15 over the past few days. Local sources said that an […]

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Khreisha calls for boycotting next Fayyad gov’t

[ 28/02/2011 – 10:18 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Independent member of the Palestinian legislative council Hassan Khreisha has urged all Palestinian factions not to join the new government under Salam Fayyad. He said in a press release on Sunday that the government, which Fayyad plans to form without PLC endorsement, would be illegitimate and […]

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Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Hebron

Monday February 28, 2011 11:52 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn, two Palestinians from the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Soldiers Searching Hebron Home, Inspecting Computer In Hebron – File CPT-Hebron The two were kidnapped from their homes after the army conducted an invasion into the […]

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Israeli Settlers Demand Firing Of Bus Driver For Crime Of ‘being Arab’

Monday February 28, 2011 11:31 by IMEMC Staff A Palestinian-Israeli bus driver holding Israeli citizenship has been threatened with firing after he was assigned to a route that serves the Israeli colonial settlement of Elazar. Jewish Israeli residents of the settlement have launched a campaign to have the bus driver fired, submitting a letter to […]

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Israeli Settlers Violence Report: Nov – Dec 2010

28.02.11 – 10:39| PNN – Palestine News Network Jerusalem – AIC – The Alternative Information Center (AIC) monitored and recorded Israeli settler attacks and violations during the final two months of 2010. Archive As will be demonstrated, settler attacks continued during this period and were concentrated in the north of the West Bank, especially in […]

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Army Orders Home Demolitions in Hebron and Jerusalem

28.02.11 – 10:19 Jerusalem – PNN – The Israeli army issued demolition orders in East Jerusalem and Hebron on Monday for several structures including homes, a mosque and a school.   Army Buldozer – Archive On Monday morning, Israeli troops handed out demolition orders to Palestinian homeowners in several neighborhoods of East Jerusalem. Among those families was al-lmi […]

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